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's representative john bane from maryland's third district. sir, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> a few opening words. >> i want to say i'm glad to be running for reelection in maryland's third district. this is a tough time for the country. actually, as i move around my district, i see a lot of this sin nickism. i think this comes from the feeling that the special interests have captures our political process. the asmg person feels like their voice can't be heard over the voice of super pacs. we have to restore people's faith. that means fighting back against the influence of money in our politics. >> first off, we've got $16 trillion didn't. 8.3% unemployment rate, housing market in shambles. the list goes on and on. where do you start? >> it's a tough economy. we don't have to start from scratch, though. the president has put legislation to the congress and the democrats have supported jobs legislation. for example, investing in our infrastructure and it's something we've got to do anyway. you can create jobs quickly through infrastructure. look at the water mains that broke in downt
: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> tousing our superstorm sandy -- continuing our superstorm sandy coverage. >> abc2 news roosevelt leftwich reports on the cleanup. >> reporter: the cleanup continues. folks in cecil county thought they road the storm out pretty well but one family has a heck of a story to tell. the eastern shore is very flat. in these fields you can grow just about anything here, including, very, very tall trees. when they fall, you can hear it all over cecil. this tree came crashing through the roof of her kitchen. it looks bad on the outside. inside it's even worse. kelly was three steps from the doorway and saw it happen. >> i heard a loud crash, snapping sound, looked up to see the rain and the wind and the tree running through the middle of my kitchen. >> years ago he said this was a model kitchen because of the chestnut cabinets and moder
by the name of john petit who said his house was built to with stand the hurricane and stayed on the second and third floor with his wife and they build a kitchenette for this reason and was not surprised by what he saw but his neighbor a different story. he had four feet of water in his house and was there yes cleaning up that mess. so, depending on who you met with or ran into on the streets, as you hop in the car and drive down the city streets, and you see people cleaning and you say hey you want to talk some sayyes and some say no and the stories are fascinating. >> we will hear more about the trip coming up. >>> also ahead this morning, the temperature right now droppingand many people in new york without power that is a scary situation. this morning, they are not just getting impatient but they are getting desperate. those living on staten island are pleading for help from elected officials. eye has been days since sandy slammed new york city. and people there are still begging for gasoline, food and clothing and now they don't know how much longer they can survive. >> we are going t
have been working around the clock since sandy struck. abc's john schriffen spent the day with new york police search and rescue, in the air, on the water and on the ground, saving lives in the hardest-hit parts of the city. >> reporter: it's been five days since hurricane sandy made landfall. and from the sky to the sea, it's clear parts of new york city are still a mess. some areas are still flooded, buried in sand. just aren't there anymore. >> it's a little disturbing. a little heart wrenching. my neighborhood got hit hard also. >> reporter: to get a better idea of what new yorkers are going through, we followed the new york police department on a search and recovery mission. this was the scene tuesday, when the aviation team had to be lowered into the flood zones to rescue five adults and one child from the rooftops of their homes. >> it was pretty daring. it was pretty intense. pretty stressful. but those guys pulled it off. >> reporter: we're now flying over staten island, the hardest of the five boroughs to get to. and the devastation here is just unimaginable. it almost looks l
, john leopold where a tree fell through a kitchen and killed a man. the second death in maryland as a result of hurricane super storm sandy. thank you for your time today. >> you bet. >> this morning we are waking up to see what sandy has left behind for so many of us. >> downed trees and power lines, some have it worse than others. sherrie johnson continues our live team coverage live along the jfx. you are underneath the jfx, you are up chose and personal with the flood waters. >> reporter: you are absolutely right about. that i have to watch my stepment its not too far behind me here. you can hear the water. it is moving have swiftly and overflowing the banks here. this is the jones falls. we are underneath the jfx and in the hampton area where the flooding is taking place. it's overflowing in to the business park area, flooding the parking lots here. you have the athletic club and other businesses in the area, overflowing the banks going in to the parking lot area, this area is no stranger to flooding for the businesses. they have experienced problems from other storms becaus
better than someone who rode it out here in atlantic city. john is with us here. i'm assuming you and your wife maybe rode it out from a couple floors up. >> of course. kitchen, bedroom, floors,. >> reporter: -- everybody says get out, get out. people can't get in. >> there was a couple things. we have our own generator. we had power. we had the gas companies, always working. everything was working good and he -- there were things that happened during the storm that we were able to resolve because we were here like our sailboat that one of the sails got loose and if we weren't here our boats, our docks and everything would -- they would be out float in the bay. >> reporter: you said this wasn't as bad as you were thinking. >> you know for me. >> reporter: better yet. it could have been worse. >> i grew up in the 60s, 1962 we had a hurricane storm in atlantic city. you know, i lived through that. the water came up into the living room and we were three foot up off the ground. everything that you had here we had there. the ocean met the beach and -- the ocean met the bay in the
a triple teardown of trees. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> 16-year-old john taping it from his window in rockland, new york. first a neighbor's tree. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: then a tree snaps in their front yard. >> oh. oh. a car -- oh, my god. >> reporter: if that wasn't enough, one more. >> oh. i got that on film. >> reporter: maybe there is no clearer example of this, how softened soil cannot hold these big trees. watch the earth start to heave. matthew in hunting ton, new york, knew there was nothing he could do but watch and tape that big tree going down. dramatic but these trees have also proven deadly. this is north salem, new york, where two boys were playing and watching tv in the family room when this 100-foot oak slammed into the home. a scene repeated too many times across country. these are some of our viewers' pictures, trees falling on houses, trees across roads and pulling down plenty of power lines. in delaware today we watched doug hudson and his crew working to get the power back on. >> trees and wires don't go together. >> for the most part absolutely correct.
are scrambling to make sure preparations are in place. and abc's john schriffen has that part of the story from lower manhattan. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning. we are here in battery park city, in what's now being called zone "a." 375,000 residents around the city live in the low-lying potential flood zones. you look at the water right now, it is calm. but when sandy comes through, it wouldn't take much for the water to come up over the walls. last year, for hurricane irene, these residents had to be evacuated. so, this time around, they're ready for the worst. east coast communities going on the offensive. building sand walls, securing property and stocking up on supplies, as the superstorm closes in. after being pounded last year by hurricane irene with its record storm surge and feet of flooding, new york residents are once again bracing for the worst. damage from irene topped $14 billion. and sandy could wreak even more havoc. >> certainly having lived through it. i lost everything in my basement. i had up to ten feet of water in my house. this is a concern. >> reporter: gov
. a researcher at johns hopkins, he's put together a model, predicting, how many of us may lose power. remember, irene left 7 million without power. >> our model suggesting 10 million. >> reporter: roughly 10 million without power for a week or more. if 50 million feel the effects of this, that's 1 in 5, could be without electricity. if you're inland, think again, it could be a bad one. dan and bianna. >> it will go well inland. david kerley, thank you for your reporting. >>> another breaking story we're watching closely. a massive earthquake off the west coast triggered a tsunami warning in hawaii. our worst fears quelled for now at least. on our affiliate reports. >> very serious situation in hawaii earl yi this evening. the civil service calling for a evacuation of the low-lying areas. caused by the 7.7 earthquake in canada. >> they're seeing the waves come in. it's still going to be a long night tonight. they'll have to wait at least a couple of more hours before they can consider lower that advisory. it appears that it's not going to be as bad as once predicted. >>> back out to sam, talk u
cities. john muller is in new york, where the storm surge hit so hard. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. earlier this week, i would be underwater. much of lower manhattan was. it's dry. the storm has passed. it's easy to say it's behind us. it's not. make no mistake. it's just a matter of time before another storm hits. this is one of the problems, an aging infrastructure. this is the seawall. from a bygone era. experts say there's a way to prevent this. they say it's time to spend billions to save billions. experts now wonder if the massive storm surge that flooded lower manhattan and washed away parts of the jersey shore, could have been solved by sea barriers. some say that staten island began as a natural barrier island, but it became an urban landscape, taking away this natural shield. now, engineers are proposing massive shields like these walls. flood protections that were once considered unnecessary, are now being reconsidered after sandy's 14-foot surge. >> anybody who says there's not a dramatic change i weather patterns, i think is denying reality. >> repor
schools... and not other states. anncr: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven.
... and not other states. anncr: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> welcome back to our special storm coverage. and from here in toms river, new jersey, we're going to take you back to new york city, where actually, the full extent of the ruin caused bid sandy by sandy w coming into focus. let's go to abc's dan harris, our colleague, who is in staten island tonight. dan? >> reporter: good evening to you from in front of what remains of a neighborhood restaurant here. the people in this area say they were hit by a sort of tsunami. in my ways, it was a secret tsunami, because the vast majority of the media attention has really focused on the jersey shore and lower manhattan. so, today, we decided to travel to staten island to see for ourselves this hidden pocket of utter devastation. we woke up this morning to alarming images out of staten island. people being plucked off
do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> this is from overnight. explosion from new york city, the new york city con edson plant. one of the reasons part of lower manhattan is in trouble and dark. the company vice president is saying this morning, this is the worst storm related outage in the company's history, as you can see, incredible explosion happening out of there. >> according to breaking news.com, it could be a week because of the explosion, could be a week for customers to get back on. that's out of con edson. >> if you lost power, you know it's brutal being without it for that long. >> i a lot of you are listening opposed to watching. a huge fire broke out in the breezy point neighborhood incomes queens new york. >> 50 homes destroyed. jim describes the incredible scene. we will run the video for you to hear. >> 4200 homes out here. this is a community that
states. anncr: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. hahahaha! hooohooo, hahaha! this is awesome! folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. i'd say happier than a slinky on an escalator. get happy. get geico. melons!!! oh yeah!! well that was uncalled for. folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy, ronny? happier than gallagher at a farmers' market. get happy. get geico. >>> as sandy heads north the winds are slowing but still the kind of extreme weather with the power to distract from a presidential race that literally could not be closer. just a week until election day my co-anchor bill weir reports from swing state country, youngstown, ohio. >> reporter: sandy maybe 50 miles outside of pittsburgh but she is dropping a full assortment of meteorological misery from georgia to wisconsin. on the
island, john wassing as sandy toppled multiple trees right down the street. the fire then started at the end of the street. just watch the trees. >> furniture and debris all piled up. the devastation is so bad leaders aren't sure how many homes have been impacted. a beach front restaurant, the storm surge from sandy sent water crashing through a window. he didn't get help from fema after irene but is hoping will be different this time. >> hopefully even in the state and the government level comes through with their promises to help everybody. right now a lot of people need help. >> after going through a clean up 14 months ago after irene some wonder if they should even rebuild. schools remain closed and power is out in much of the area. >>> help people rebuild, state farm has mobilized their disaster services team. they are sending their mobile command centers eastward to help policy holders start clean up and rebuild. state farm warn warns people to hire reputable contractors and take your time making decisions, do your research and check the bbb reports and beware of someone
to replace, purchase insurance from your carrier. that way you don't waste your money. i am john matarese. >> reporter: 45 degrees now at the airport, but it feels cold r. than that. i 578 meteorologist wyatt everhe,rt. >> a couple cameras for you. a few breaks of sunshine early on. how about the high mountain country where they still have tremendous issues with the snow that came down. what% of people in garrett county still do not have power back. isolated areas, we will see a couple pictures. went, we look for basically more of these heavy snow days or heavy layers of show to continue to cause problems. again, a lot of power out. we will continue to watch the situation in western maryland. people still suffering from soon ditch unbelievable. winds from the west around 15. gusts around 20. what it feels like? 30s to near 40 degrees. yes, there is a definite chill. feels like 48 up in pittsburgh. again, that is the kind of weather pattern we are in. colder than average. that's going to continue. this does not look to break any time soon. it is a cold r. than normal pattern. coming out of
homeowners to clean john casey had to have help getting to atlantic city and when he got there he saw what sandy left behind. >> you see the dry wall, that's probably where water was coming in. >> like case see, these people steered clear of sandy. > . >> this is an apartment right. >> yes, sir. >> you rent this out? >> yes. >> what's going do happen? >> i don't know what we'll do now. >> everyone we spoke with said they didn't lose anything that couldn't be replaced, they were just glad to see sandy gone and look guard to seeing their city -- forward to seeing their city come alive again. >> and you can follow the latest news on superstorm sandy on our website and check out the pictures, abc2news.com/sandy. >> what are the best jobs in america? cnn and money and pay scale.com came up with a list of the top one hundred jobs in the country based on pay satisfaction, stress level, benefits and flexibility. let's look at the top five, no. one, biomedical engineer, second place, market marketing consultant. software architect and data base administrator. no news reporter or journalist
. >> in 52 presidential elections the popular vote and the electoral have con insided john quincy adams. hayes in '76. bush over gore in 2000. that's not a bad record. 52 out of 56. i wouldn't worry about it so much. >> or 2 out of 3. >> i think 2000 was a moment of great crisis in this country. lot of the particularization in this country, after that with 9/11 is what caused this country to be what i call a cold civil war. >> it could become even more partisan after that. this will all be facing as we the deadline when the tax increases would hit and approaching the debt limit. >> this is part of romney's closing arguments. romney is running as a guy who can fix big problems and this is what i think is helping to fuel his surge in the final days, that, and i think this is also why people aren't disturb that his positions tend to evolve. people have low views about the competence of government. romney turned around the olympics and can get things down. >> with the federal government funding. >> well, look. >> you can't say you're a turn-around artist when you're saying you're relying on
of the sniper teams in history. >>> now john allen mohammed was executed in 2009. leroy malvo is serving a life sentence. >>> and now maryland's most accurate forecast. >>> let's get the latest on hurricane sandy. you see her turning here. some of the outer cloud bands already reaching into maryland. here is the setup now. broad circulation. we expect that to tighten over the next 24 hours as this continues to make its way north. you get the idea why we're terming this a superstorm sandy because the setup is a large, large system. the storms all the way into the caribbean wrapping around. this will tighten as it comes up. again, this is our set up right now. the latest track again out of the national hurricane center, a concerning one as we see the turn into the peninsula. it has shifted 20 miles north which is good news for maryland. still we're going to be very close to the center of this powerful storm. days of wind, rain, power outages a good possibility. sunday into monday is our key time frame and it will ramp up out to the west. all ready creating seas in the mid 20s, wave heights to 24
to be in a shelter. >> reporter: we found john and his friend borrowing santd from the beach and bringing it home. >> have to bag up the house. >> reporter: you figured, just grab it from the beach? >> right, right. we have to use the trash bags for now. >> reporter: dan lives right on the shore but he's getting out. you're worried? >> yeah, i'm really worried. they just told a friend of mine, say, they think it's going to hit the bay, the bay and the ocean is going to come together. >> reporter: much of the 200 miles of jersey shore is a series of barrier islands with water on both sides. so, the concern isn't just about storm surge piling up from the ocean. it's also about storm surge coming off of bays just like this one, pushing into homes luke these on the other side of these their owe isla narrow isl. the storm comes at a bad time, as well, during a full moon. any surf will be especially dangerous. one last note for you. inland flooding will be an issue. west of philadelphia, anywhere like harrisburg or baltimore, we're watching for the rivers and little creeks to really fill up. we'll be w
john mccain's was four years ago. here in ohio, they believe romney's strength among independents will fuel a win here. in the sub burrs surrounding cincinnati, all matted phones, dozens dialing at once. listen to this volunteer that reaches a coveted voter who's clearly had their phone ring before. >> you're not being punished. think of it is you are well liked. >> reporter: consider yourself very liked, as they call those voters over and over again. tonight, the governor joined by his wife ann, his five sons and by kid rock, diane, look over my shoulder here tonight. he's rocking out the crowd for thousands. and i got a kick out of this. he just had the crowd singing "sweet home cincinnati." so even kid rock is tailoring his message to the voters here in a key battleground. diane. >> thank you so much, david muir reporting in. and now, i want to bring in abc political news analyst matthew dowd. four days out. what are you seeing? >> we're at the end of the 700 days that this has been going on and we're in the final dames of it and it's going to be the most expensive, the most di
poo pix@wmar.com -- them to pix@wmar.com. >>> john bon jovi is cancel the rest of his tour to help with the recovery efforts. he will get the charity restaurant back up and running soul kitchen feeds homeless and for those who can't afford a meal. right now it's closed because of a power outages. >> sandy will be the big story for a while and when you see the devastation it's hard to imagine losing everything especially a pet. >> the stories are a sad but the destruction and flood and debris and sometimes the gleamer of hope is all you need. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >>> you're watching the station that works for you, now, good morning maryland. >>> she was tired of being ripped off
. >> the wind is really picking up and so is the rain. i told you about susan st. john. violetville lost power around 1:30. it's still off. jack patterson. power has been off in oberle since 12:30. and my dear friend who is a historian beyond belief says the last time 95, 40 and route 1 closed, shut do, june of 1972, hurricane agnes. >> wow. >> how old were you back then in >> i was minus -- no. >> he was young. >> i was about 22 back then. >> and out ourages again. still keeping an eye on that situation. 28,000 and still the most right now in baltimore county. but we will continue to keep an eye on that situation. obviously we'll see that increase with the winds picking up. let's check in with wyatt now. jamie, you mentioned agnes. it's a comparable, but really we have nothing to compare this to. if you took agnes and blended that with that perfect storm back in 1991, that convergence of storms over the north atlantic and brought that in to maryland, delaware and new jersey, that's what you'd have. this was at midnight as sandy was moving in. we will have a couple more 3d animations to show y
to wabc's john delgiorno. john, i know firefighters can't get there yet. what are you seeing? >> this is about midway between the popular resort town seaside heights. this is a fire that's been burning for -- it has -- it looks like at least 10 to 15, maybe even more of these homes have been -- to the ground. the area right now, inaccessible from the mainland. this is a peninsula, accessible only by bridge. the nearest bridge right now, has been cut off. fire department -- even if they could, it looks as the storm surge came up, it deposited 10 to 15 feet of sand across the roadways. right now, no way to extinguish this fire in new jersey. back to times square. >> thanks so much. >>> we have more on the massive destruction on the jersey shore from the ground level. so much of that iconic beach town of seaside heights is underwater. full of debris there. part of the boardwalk knocked out. "nightline" anchor terry moran on the scene from his vantage point. terry? >> reporter: what you have been seeing, the fires you're looking at, that's the concern they have here. this is an u
with after sandy. john schriffen has the latest on the controversy. >> reporter: good morning. it is a tricky political decision for the city. run this massive marathon, despite the serious issues plaguing the city? possibly creating more chaos? or cancel an iconic event that could bring millions of much-needed money to small businesses. new york's mayor says the starting gun will fire here. still damaged streets filled with 40,000 runners and millions of onlookers. >> we expect by sunday, most of the power will be back, if not all of it. >> reporter: dis350i9 the efforts to bring the power grid and subways online. there's concern that much of the course will not be back to normal, clogging commuter routes. and many are questioning whether a city crippled by a storm should be focusing on a race instead of recovery. >> it seems wrong, if one police officer leaves his job to work at a road race. >> reporter: the race begins in the city's most difficult-to-reach borough, one hard-hit by the storm. >> it starts at staten island near the bridge. we've been cleaning up that area. and it's on main r
hanging out of her mouth. >> olivia newton john coming up the coast. we make fun, have a little fun. if you are out there dealing with the storm. please stay safe. went through safety tips a few second ago. we will make it through as we >>> this morning on "world news now" -- a race against time. in a matter of hours, hurricane sandy will come ashore bringing some of the most dangerous conditions seen in decades. >> this morning, major east coast cities are literally shut down. and coastal communities have been evacuated. it is monday, october 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> usually we say good morning. but it doesn't seem appropriate on this monday, all eyes on sandy what will be a very tough, probably 36 to 72 hours for millions of folks along the east coast. good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris. hurricane sandy is a 900 mile super storm expected to make landfall in new jersey tonight. 900 miles. speak of a 900-mile-wide wing span. >> cloud to cloud, a massive storm. this morning, of course, complete coverage of hurricane san
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